A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
15 October 2012
Black. White. Straight lines. In the right hands, these basic elements can be combined to create a kitchen that's quite striking, but still nuanced. Borrowing the diamond-shaped detail from the transom windows, the cabinet doors—in an understated pairing, I'd like to point out, rather than an unfettered, copy-and-paste run—set the sophisticated tone of the kitchen. The harlequin-patterned backsplash steps up the rhythm of the room. gregnatale.com
is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen and bath industries. An editor at publications ranging from Arts + Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the presence of true beauty.